I tried to apply a GNU+Linux Tag to a question, but the system automatically breaks the Tag into either GNU or Linux.

Without the possibility of applying a GNU+Linux Tab, might people stray from using the freedom committed, full form when adding Tags? The current automated solution has its own elegance, though.

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You can do it in the following way: .

As spaces are taken as delimiters for tag creation, gnu linux would be parsed as two different tags.

So, include a hyphen between the words, and you'll be all good!


While I agree the correct tag would be it's for most users simpler to tag questions with simply .

I created a tag synonym from to .

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